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CSU Hackathons Fostering Innovation in Students

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Joe Needleman Continues to Gain Attention for Hack- TPO Magazine 

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Professor Ángel Valdés of the Department of Biological Sciences, Natures Weirdest Events

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Andrea Bonisoli Alquati, Professor of Biology, Leads Sparrows Study 

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Professor Peter Arensburger of Biology and CEMaST Featured in CSU Tested and Proven Magazine

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Cal Poly Pomona Gave Mich Hamlin the Support and Stability He Needed to Thrive- CSU

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Computer Science Major, Joe Needleman, Held the First Passcode Cup Capture the Flag Challenge- The Atlantic 

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The Milky Way Project is Gaining Traction, Making Its Way Onto the Front Page of The LA Times Foothills Reader

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Matthew Povich and The Milky Way Project Were Featured on KPCC- Southern California Public Radio 89.3

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The Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park

Photography by NPS/ Brad Sutton (VIA Joshua Tree National Park on Flickr)

Become a Citizen Scientist and Help The Milky Way Project Uncover our Home Galaxy 

Professor Matthew Povich and Physics major Tharindu Jayasinghe showing off their newly designed Milky Way Project website

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Dr. Stieber makes strides to fight cancer, discovering a key component in anti cancer drugs 

Dr. Chantal Stieber - Assiantant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry 

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College of Science's 2016 Cyber Security Camp featured in the LA Times Foothill Reader

Cal Poly Pomona hosts Cyber Security Camp

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Professor Goes Out of His Way to Push the Learning Boundaries for Students

Dr. Mohammad Husain - computer science professor

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Foster Care Kid Graduates College Through Cal Poly Program - NBC LA

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Growing up homeless with two drug-addicted parents, 23-year-old Mich Hamlin joined the 3 percent of foster care kids to graduate college, doing so with honors.

Julio Vaquerio presenta un reportaje que explica como los estudiantes indocumentados podrían recibir millones de dólares en becas.

Monday, June 27, 2016

MAA FOCUS Magazine - August/September 2016 - When Prison and Graph Theory Meet - Jenny Switkes and Devonna Alatorre

An article in the MAA Focus magazine by Jenny Switkes and Devonna Alatorre (an undergrad) about their project teaching graph theory to prison inmates.  

MONTCLAIR STUDENT WHO GREW UP HOMELESS SET TO GRADUATE COLLEGE WITH HONORS - ABC7

A Montclair student who grew up homeless overcame many challenges to graduate from college with honors. (KABC) - By 

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Education Outdoors at Cal Poly Pomona- Educator Magazine 

Mike Brown of Cal Poly Pomona leads students through the BioTrek on campus

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Jennifer Switkes, teaching Math to the Most Underserved - Prisoners

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College of Science's 2016 Discovery Camps featured on front page of the Foothill Reader

Cal Poly Pomona’s purpose is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers

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Dr. Steve Alas and Financial Aid Director Saul Ramirez were featured on Telemundo's Enfoque in February.

Eliminating barriers and creating pathways for minorities to obtain a higher education.

Dr. Steve Alas and Saul Ramirez

Professor Alex Small talks to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin about the science of Star Wars in his office at Cal Poly Pomona.

(Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin) 

I’ve got a bad feeling about the Science of Star Wars

I’ve got a bad feeling about the Science of Star Wars

PolyCentric News

Nation’s Cybersecurity Commander Sheds Light on Intelligence Agency

Feb 23, 2017

The commander of national cyber operations delivered a blunt assessment of threats against the United States while making a patriotic...


Provost’s Awards for Excellence Winners to Lead March 2 Symposium

Feb 15, 2017

Three highly regarded faculty members will lead the Provost’s Awards for Excellence Symposium on Thursday, March 2. A reception for...


Personal Struggles Forge ASI President’s Political Path

Feb 03, 2017

ASI President Uriah Sanders knows what hardship feels like, what it’s like to go without enough food or have reliable transportation....


Universal Appeal

Feb 01, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona Leads the Milky Way Project, Which Gives People a Chance to Make Discoveries By Emily Velasco Imagine that you had a...


Chemistry Lab

Jan 30, 2017

Cynthia Huynh, a biochem major, makes readings during her analytical chemistry lab at Cal Poly Pomona.…


Brothers Teaming Up Translates into HackHarvard Win

Jan 18, 2017

A pair of brothers, who have invented a device that can translate a conversation into other languages on the fly, won this year’s...


Professor Researches Effects of Oil Spill on Land-Dwelling Animals

Dec 08, 2016

The millions of gallons of oil that spilled from the Deepwater Horizon in 2010 may be finding its way out of the ocean and into the...


Students Build Device for Inaugural Passcode Hacking Competition

Nov 16, 2016

The last thing that Joe Needleman expected at a cyber security competition was for the showdown to get shut down because of a...


CSU Board of Trustees Chair Tours Campus, Talks Graduation Initiative

Oct 24, 2016

CSU Board of Trustees Chair Rebecca Eisen came to Cal Poly Pomona to talk about the CSU’s Graduation Initiative and get a closer look...


Coastal Resource

Sep 28, 2016

Study Finds That Marine Life Thrives in Reefs Anchored by Offshore Oil Rigs The oil rigs scattered along the southern California...